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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with a forum to explore research methodologies while assisting them to select a topic and a framework for their research. Students are also provided with an opportunity to defend and refine their plan for the research project. Students are required to attend regular research seminars designed to provide peer and academic support and guidance. Regular contact with the project supervisor is required.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Nursing and Midwifery research: Methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorScheider, Z., Whitehead, D. Elliot, D., Lobiando-Wood, G., and Haber, J.


Edition/Volume4th ed



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Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop the skills to identify and structure a range of research questions.
02. Identify theoretical or conceptual framework for your research
03. Develop fundamental skills for critical appraisal of the literature
04. Justify decisions about choices between different forms of sampling, recruitment, data collection and analytic techniques. Justify and defend your proposed study
05. Recognise the ethical issues related to consent, confidentiality, burden versus gain

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